to meet Monday
EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine City School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the EPES Media Center.
Crestview policy panel to meet
COLUMBIANA - The Crestview Local Board of Education Policy Committee meeting begins at 6 a.m. Tuesday in the superintendent's office, 44100 Crestview Road, Suite A.
Columbiana BOE to meet Tuesday
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Exempted Village School Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high school media center.
Special session for Beaver Local BOE
LISBON - The Beaver Local Board of Education's special session starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday in room two at the high school. An executive session is planned for the purpose of appointment of a public official.
Toys exhibit at Children's Center
YOUNGSTOWN - Visitors to Oh Wow! the Roger and Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science and Technology can view the new exhibit, Toys: The Inside Story, beginning Oct. 2. Toys includes 12 different hands-on stations illustrating the simple mechanisms commonly found in toys, and lets visitors create their own toy-like combinations of gears, pulleys, linkages, cams, and circuits.
With the help of the SenSource Corporate Volunteer Program, the toys display will be installed in Oh Wow's Rotating Exhibit Gallery on Oct. 1. SenSource is an Ohio-based, privately-held technology company providing foot and vehicle traffic monitoring analytics since 2002. Local sponsorship of the toys exhibit installation is available. For more information call 330-744-5914 or visit www.ohwowkids.org.
Harvest Fest at sheltered workshop
LISBON - The public is invited to the 15th annual Harvest Festival to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at EDI-Central (sheltered workshop), 8330 County Home Road.
In addition to the garage sale and candle sale in the candle building, entertainment will be provided by a Bret Michaels tribute singer. There will be a ticket auction, bake sale, hog and gas card raffle, etc. Food for lunch or carryout will be available.
For tickets and information call Sandy DiAntonio at 330-424-7711. Proceeds benefit the client council and the Robert Bycroft Levy.
Mill Creek Bikeway trailhead closed
CANFIELD - The MetroParks Bikeway Spur Trail (trailhead) at the MetroParks Farm will remain closed through Oct. 5, in conjunction with the stream and wetland restoration project that is under way. The MetroParks Bikeway will remain open during this time, but will not be accessible from the MetroParks Farm parking lot. Access the bikeway from other trailheads: Mahoning Avenue, Kirk Road, or Canfield High School (parking at the high school may be restricted during school hours or special events). For more information call Mill Creek MetroParks at 330-702-3000.
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1972's monthly breakfast begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 6 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Making Strikes walk set in Canfield
CANFIELD - The Tri-County Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a 3.1 mile, non-competitive walk, kicks off at 10 a.m. Oct. 6 at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Proceeds will support the American Cancer Society's life-saving breast cancer research, education, advocacy, patient services and community partnership grants for women in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. There will be a morning stretch and entertainment. ACS merchandise, baked goods, coffee and hot chocolate will be sold.
"We want everyone to realize that hope starts here. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a way to raise money for much-needed programs and services while creating more awareness and educating people about the disease. It's also a fun time for everyone to just come out and spend a great morning together while walking for a good cause," said Jacqueline Martin, chairman. Sponsors include Farmers National Bank, Seeley Medical, Refresh Dental, Tele-Solutions, Cumulus Media and WFMJ. For information contact 888-227-6446 Ext. 2223 or www.makingstrideswalk.org/tricounty.
Breakfast planned at Salem AMVETS
SALEM - The public is invited to the Sons and Drill Team's breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 7 at AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave.
SALEM - Dr. Abdul Basit of Alliance Pulmonary Associates Inc. will present a free lecture following the 11 a.m. church service on Oct. 7 at Faith Fellowship Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St. His topic is titled "COPD and other lung disorders." Dr. Basit is board certified in pulmonology and sleep medicine and has over 14 years experience. Flu shots will be available for $25.
MetroParks board to meet Oct. 9
CANFIELD - The next regular meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners of Mill Creek MetroParks begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 in McMahon Hall at the MetroParks Farm.
'Dinner With the Adams' staged
YOUNGSTOWN - Top Hat Productions will open its season with "Dinner With the Addams." Generally known as creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky, the sinister mix of zany characters, also known as The Addams Family, are hosting a dinner party at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road.
Family heads, Gomez and Morticia Addams (Bill Marr and Julie Palumbo), are host and hostess for the evening. Weird and wonderful Wednesday (Julie DeSalvo), Uncle Fester (Carlos Rivera), lovable Grandmama (Anna Marshall), Pugsley (Jack Kuczek) and Lurch (Jerry Zetts) are joining the celebration, along with several Addams ancestors that are expected to be on the guest list.
Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 13,19, 20, 27 and 28. Addams "relative attire" is welcome, but not mandatory. Reservations may be made at www.brownpapertickets.com or by calling 800-838-3006.
Perry firefighters plan breakfast
PERRY TOWNSHIP - The Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 6 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at the fire station at 2198 N. Ellsworth Ave.
Medicare talk at Columbiana Library
COLUMBIANA - "Getting Started With Medicare" will be presented from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 29 at the Columbiana Public Library. Laura Mutsko, a Medicare supplement accredited adviser, will discuss fundamental information about what Medicare Parts A, B, C and D cover. She will also show the difference between a Medicare supplement and a Medicare Advantage Plan. Registration is required for this free program by calling the library at 330-482-5509.
'Trunk or Treat' in Guilford Lake
GUILFORD LAKE - The Guilford Lake Ruritan Club is hosting a "Trunk or Treat" again this year at its hall on state Route 172 at Hanna Drive. Community members or business members are urged to participate by decorating their car/trunks if desired and passing out candy to area children. This event begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 29. There will be hot dogs, doughnuts and cider served after the "Trunk or Treat."